Gs Quiz-2 [ias-2010]

30 Questions | Total Attempts: 736

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following country backed out the 16th SAARC Summit scheduled to be held in 2009 expressing its inability to arrange the gathering due to the current economic recession?
    • A. 

      Bhutan

    • B. 

      Sri Lanka

    • C. 

      Bangladesh

    • D. 

      Maldives

  • 2. 
    In which year Prime Minister's National Council On Skill Development was established-?
    • A. 

      2005

    • B. 

      2006

    • C. 

      2008

    • D. 

      2009

  • 3. 
    Consider the following Statements-1. Orange Prize is a Unique prize given to women only for Fiction writings2. World Food Prize was created in 1986 by Norman Borlaug3. Kalinga Award is a Peace award conferred annually by UNESCOWhich of the above statement is/are correct-?
    • A. 

      1 Only

    • B. 

      1 & 2 Only

    • C. 

      1 & 3 Only

    • D. 

      All

  • 4. 
    Which among the following is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      Amrita Shergil - Painter

    • B. 

      Zahiruddin Dagar - Dhrupad

    • C. 

      Omakarnath Thakur - Musician

    • D. 

      Satish Gujaral - Journalism

  • 5. 
    The name of UTI Bank Ltd was changed in 2007 as which of the following?
    • A. 

      Dena Bank

    • B. 

      YES Bank

    • C. 

      AXIS Bank

    • D. 

      Indian Bank

  • 6. 
    Which among the following is NOT correctly matched ?
    • A. 

      Human Development Report - UNDP

    • B. 

      Education Development Index - UNICEF

    • C. 

      Millennium Development Goals - UN

    • D. 

      All are correctly matched

  • 7. 
    David Suzuki is one of the 4 Right Livelihood Award Winners for 2009. From which country he belongs to
    • A. 

      Australia

    • B. 

      Canada

    • C. 

      USA

    • D. 

      Brazil

  • 8. 
    On 15th October 2009, GOI sent a 10 Member's delegation to Sri-Lanka for resettlement of Tamil refugees. This delegation is led by whom-?
    • A. 

      Shri Vayalar Ravi

    • B. 

      Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi

    • C. 

      T R Ballu

    • D. 

      S.K. Biswamuthiary

  • 9. 
    Admiral Gorshkov which was recently in news has been renamed as-?
    • A. 

      INS Vikramaditya

    • B. 

      INS Arihant

    • C. 

      INS Vikrant

    • D. 

      INS Chakra

  • 10. 
    Consider following statements about "RTI Act-2005"1. It is a Fundamental Right of Indian Citizen2. It is applicable to Whole of IndiaWhich statement is/are correct-?
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      2 only

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      None

  • 11. 
    What is the maximum number of candidate's name an EVM machine can support-?
    • A. 

      52

    • B. 

      74

    • C. 

      64

    • D. 

      57

  • 12. 
    Within their respective spheres, the union and the state legislatures are made supreme and they should not encroach on the sphere reserved for other. This concept is known as which of the following ?
    • A. 

      Doctrine of colorable legislation

    • B. 

      Doctrine of pith and substance

    • C. 

      Doctrine of Separation

    • D. 

      Doctrine of fusion

  • 13. 
    Which among the following is an apex body under Panchayati Raj Institution in India?
    • A. 

      Panchayat Samiti

    • B. 

      Gram Sabha

    • C. 

      Zila parishad

    • D. 

      District Planning Committee

  • 14. 
    Out of Diphtheria, Whooping cough, Typhoid , Diarrhea & Malaria which is not caused by bacteria?
    • A. 

      Typhoid

    • B. 

      Whooping Cough

    • C. 

      Diarrhea

    • D. 

      Malaria

  • 15. 
    " Planetoids" are located between which two Planets-?
    • A. 

      Mars and Jupiter

    • B. 

      Saturn & Jupiter

    • C. 

      Mercury and Venus

    • D. 

      Earth & Mars

  • 16. 
    Fa-Hien who came to visit India during Gupta Period had the main motive of-?
    • A. 

      Establish trade relations between India and China

    • B. 

      Study the teachings of Gautam Buddha

    • C. 

      Write a book on the life of Indian People

    • D. 

      To study the rich culture of India

  • 17. 
    Which among the following sentences is not correct?
    • A. 

      British army was defeated in the first Anglo-Maratha War

    • B. 

      The Second Anglo-Mysore War was concluded by Treaty of Wadgaon

    • C. 

      Hyder Ali Died in the Second Anglo-Mysore war

    • D. 

      Third Anglo Mysore war led to the Treaty of Seringpatnam

  • 18. 
    In which year Salt Satyagrah took place?
    • A. 

      1919

    • B. 

      1924

    • C. 

      1930

    • D. 

      1936

  • 19. 
    Consider these statements regarding Meera Kumar [LS Speaker]-1. She is 1st woman [Dalit] in Indian History to grab this prestigious position.2. She was elected as M.P. from Sasharam constituency3. She also severed the country as an IFS officer. Which of statement is/are correct-?
    • A. 

      1 & 3 Only

    • B. 

      1 & 2 Only

    • C. 

      1 Only

    • D. 

      All are true

  • 20. 
    Which among the following is incorrect regarding the chemical nature of Diamond & Graphite?
    • A. 

      Density of Diamond is higher than that of Graphite

    • B. 

      Diamond is chemically nonreactive while graphite is mild reactive

    • C. 

      Both Diamond and Graphite are good conductors of electricity

    • D. 

      Diamond doesn't shine in its raw form

  • 21. 
    Flemish are the tribal inhabitants of which of the following countries?
    • A. 

      Argentina

    • B. 

      Uruguay

    • C. 

      Belgium

    • D. 

      Malta

  • 22. 
    Which among the following not match correctly-?
    • A. 

      Thailand - Land of White Elephants

    • B. 

      Barbados - Land of Flying Fish

    • C. 

      Cuba - Sugar Bowl of World

    • D. 

      Japan - Land of morning calm

  • 23. 
    India has recently approved 8 sites (a total of 15 plants in 8 sites more precisely) for new nuclear power plants. What is the name of Site choose in Haryana
    • A. 

      Khedar

    • B. 

      Banwali

    • C. 

      Kumharia

    • D. 

      Mewat

  • 24. 
    The Indian government has established 15 Biosphere Reserves in India. Out of these 15 Biosphere reserves how many reserves are part of the World Network of Biosphere Reserves, based on the UNESCO Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme list.
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      9

  • 25. 
    Recently India's parliament passed Right to Education Bill on 4th August 2009. This act describes the modalities of the provision of free and compulsory education for children between 6 and 14 in India under Article 21A of the Indian Constitution. Article 21A was added in Indian Constitution by which amendment-?
    • A. 

      82nd

    • B. 

      84th

    • C. 

      86th

    • D. 

      89th